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Title Letter from Thomas H. Ellis, in Richmond, to James B. Watts, in Big Lick,
regarding a claim of the estate of Charles Ellis, deceased, against Samuel Stoner
Dates of Creation May 5, 1842
Scope & Content Letter from Thomas H. Ellis, in Richmond, Virginia, to James Breckinridge Watts, in Big Lick (Roanoke), Virginia, regarding a claim of the estate of Charles Ellis, deceased, against Samuel Stoner, and a suit filed by Watts which Ellis approves; also mentions other claims by Stoner, and bonds of Dr Thomas Goode and Dr John B. Lewis, and sends thanks for kindness in the case of Nininger.
This letter suggests that Samuel Stoner was in financial difficulty some time before his death in 1845; see Object ID 1998.26.280.
Transcription by English Showalter accompanies the document.
Year Range from 1842
Creator Ellis, Thomas
Year Range to 1842
Subjects Bond
claims
Credit
Debt
Estate
Lawsuit
Salt
Search Terms Big Lick (Roanoke), Virginia
Hot Springs, Virginia
Richmond, Virginia
Roanoke County, Virginia
Sweet Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia)
People Ellis, Charles
Ellis, Thomas H.
Goode, Dr. Thomas
Johnson, Judge [unknown]
Lewis, Dr. Jno. B. [John B.]
Nininger, [unknown]
Stoner, Samuel
Watts, James B. [Breckinridge]
Collection Watts Collection
Imagefile 029\199826292.JPG
Number of images 4
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1998.26.292
Extent of Description 1 sheet, folded, text side 1, sides 2 and 3 blank, folded for mailing, address and filing notation side 4, size 8" x 10"